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7 Fantasy Football Players Who Won’t Match Last Season’s Numbers

So you were the top dog in your fantasy league last year and your planning on trying to run it back with the same squad? Good luck. Many of the leagues mos reliable performers from last year find themselves in dramatically different circumstances heading into this campaign. For the most part, the fantasy pundits have priced in the new situation to each player’s projected value, but event at a discount, some once-reliable players may not be worth adding to your roster. Here are our picks for players headed for a slide with alternates you could probably get in the same draft spot.

07/29/2014

JaMarcus Russell #2 of the Oakland Raiders meets fans before his game against the Denver Broncos on September 27, 2009 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

How Can Raiders Finally End The Draft Curse In 2014?

Most teams are looking at this week’s NFL draft with a sense of optimism and rebirth. Raider fans know better. The draft has crushed the hopes of Raider Nation perhaps more than any other team. Don’t believe me?

05/06/2014

2013 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival - Lands End Stage - Day 3

Battle of The Bands: Outside Lands Edition

Who was your favorite performer? Vote now, for your favorite Outside Lands artist of 2013!

08/12/2013

Christian Arroyo of United States bats during the 18U Baseball World Championship match between the USA and Canada at Mokdong stadium on September 8, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Giants Sign Top Pick Arroyo To $1.8M Deal

The Giants have agreed to a $1,866,500 million deal with their No. 1 pick, Christian Arroyo, a high school shortstop from Tampa, sources say. Arroyo was the 25th pick overall, so he signed for slot value.

06/18/2013

Mark Appel. (Stanford Athletics)

Stanford’s Appel Prepares For 2nd MLB Draft As Elite Prospect

As Mark Appel sat in the Stanford dugout and glanced out at sun-kissed Sunken Diamond this week, the star pitcher reminded himself just how much it meant to return for his final college season.

05/23/2013

Stanford Cardinal Logo

1st Round Pick Appel Elects To Stay At Stanford

Mark Appel spurned the Pittsburgh Pirates and decided to remain at Stanford for his senior season, one of the first big casualties of baseball’s new restrictions on amateur signing bonuses.

07/13/2012

Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with head coach Jim Harbaugh after Davis scored a touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Strong Roster Gives 49ers Draft Flexibility

Trent Baalke and Jim Harbaugh have a man in mind for the 30th pick in Thursday’s NFL draft, if the player is still around at that spot for San Francisco. And if the 49ers don’t jump on a chance to move up to land someone they believe could help right away as the reigning NFC West champions look to make another Super Bowl push in 2012.

04/25/2012

Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie (CBS)

New Raiders GM Looking For Gems With Late Draft Picks

For nearly a half-century, Al Davis ran the Oakland Raiders’ draft room in his own unique way. He coveted speed and size, seemingly ahead of almost all other attributes.

04/25/2012

Raiders 2nd round draft pick Stefen Wisniewski seen at the Rose Bowl. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Raiders Keep It In The Family Picking Lineman Wisniewski

The Oakland Raiders have taken offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski with their second-round pick in the NFL draft.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011

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